UTSI PROFESSOR COLLABORATING WITH ORBITEC IN DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE ROCKET ENGINE

For release January 9, 2005 UTSI PROFESSOR COLLABORATING WITH ORBITEC IN DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE ROCKET ENGINE An intensive analysis of a specific rocket engine design that promises high performance, longevity, and low cost is called for in a $175,000 sub-contract recently awarded to The University of Tennessee Space Institute. ORBITEC’s innovative vortex combustion rocket engine […]

UTSI PROFESSOR TELLS IDAHO LAWMAKERS OF NATION’S TECHNICAL WORK FORCE CRISIS

For release January 16, 2006 UTSI PROFESSOR TELLS IDAHO LAWMAKERS OF NATION’S TECHNICAL WORK FORCE CRISIS Dr. Gregory A. Sedrick, the newest full-time professor at The University of Tennessee Space Institute, testified before Idaho lawmakers this week about what he calls a “national technical work force crisis.” Sedrick founded and is executive director of the […]

2 UTSI STUDENTS AWARDED NASA SPACE GRANTS

For release January 25, 2006 2 UTSI STUDENTS AWARDED NASA SPACE GRANTS Two University of Tennessee Space Institute graduate students have received NASA Space Grants of more than $40,000, Callie Taylor, coordinator of student affairs, has confirmed. Recipients are Daniel Lehman, a doctoral candidate in Aerospace Engineering from Watertown, S.D., and Ashley Owens from Martin, […]